Course Enrollment


Summer Academy course enrollment: May 1 – August 2, 2018

Once you have completed all steps to register for the Summer Academy, please see below for next steps on course enrollment. Students take two courses for a total of 7 credits.

Course #1 (required)

Navigating the Research University (STEV 26)
Click here to review last year's syllabi for a course description and workload expectations.

Credits: 2

Enrollment process: Self-enroll

Once you have registered for the Summer Academy and have been emailed your Gold and Blue UCSC login credentials from the Summer Session office, login to my.ucsc.edu to add/drop summer courses. Click here for instructions on how to navigate your MyUCSC portal.

There are several sections of STEV 26 - pick the one that works best for your schedule.

Course #2
A course of your choice offered during session 2. Choose from the list your major academic advisers put together for you!
Credits: 5
Enrollment process: Self-enroll

Once you have registered for the Summer Academy and have been emailed your Gold and Blue UCSC login credentials from the Summer Session office, login to my.ucsc.edu to add/drop summer courses. Click here for instructions on how to navigate your MyUCSC portal.

Take an intro class to get a feel for a discipline, tackle a prerequisite for fall, take advantage of smaller class sizes and complete a General Education requirement, pursue an area of study you are passionate about. Start your degree, GPA, and the path to graduation strong!

Guidance on selecting courses:

Important reminder: The Summer Academy takes place during Session 2 of the summer quarter. Please select course(s) offered during Session 2.
  • Check the Course Highlights for a list of suggested courses for incoming frosh from the Academic Advising community.
  • Explore summer courses on class search, select the ‘Summer Quarter’ term and ‘Summer Session 2 (5 Weeks).
  • Get started with the Frosh Advising Guide from Undergraduate Advising.
  • Interested in getting a General Education Requirement met? Read up on UCSC’s GE Requirements.
  • The university grants credit for College Board Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations on which a student scores 3, 4, or 5 and for International Baccalaureate Higher Level (IBH) Examinations on which a student scores 5, 6, or 7. For more information, please see admissions AP and IBH table. 

*Math courses require placement at the appropriate level; more information about math placement can be found here.

Questions about how to enroll in courses? Contact summeracademy@ucsc.edu

Questions about which course to take? Contact your major adviser.